People and Business: Fat Controller steams ahead
Thursday 25 February 1999
The job of chairman of the British Railways Board, and prospective chairman of the Strategic Rail Authority, was originally advertised last November at pounds 120,000, "but more may be available for exceptional candidates," the ad said.
Nice to see Sir Alastair hasn't lost his negotiating touch. This is, after all, the man who, as co-chairman and group chief executive of Eurotunnel, managed to get the hole dug and keep the banks in line.
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